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1Grade 5-6 Day #5 “It’s A Guy Thing” ...” “It’s A Girl Thing” ...” TIPEspeciallyin thecreasesSharyn Ward Turner M.A., R.N. P.H.N.
2Your chances of being smelly! Studies show that many bacteria smell bad…Really bad
3Think about that container in the back of the fridge... You open the container, expecting some tasty treat...Then…WOW.…the whole kitchen stinks.What made it stink?
4Bacteria In dark places where no one bothers them, bacteria grow from single cells to colonies,then to a booming metropolis.
5EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!! Entire bacteria population wiped out bySOAPTOOTHPASTEMOUTHWASHDEODORANTSHAMPOOTIPGo aheaduse them!
6So Why do I suddenly stink? As the body matures, a certain kind of sweat gland developsLocated in many creases of the bodyWhen Adults sweat, they stink.Bummer…but true
7Head to Toe Hygiene A maintenance manual for the adolescent body Time to learn about adult hygiene habits
8Good hygiene is just basic Good hygiene is just basic. With hair growing under your armpits, and more sweat and oil, it is a good idea to begin using a deodorant with an anti-perspirant. It is also important to wear clean clothes and shower or bathe every day to eliminate body odors.
9The Hair More oil, wash hair daily Comb your hair every morning, and before I see youDon’t share combs or hats…etc (Lice)
10Your Hair Hair can be styled, cut, colored, and changed in many ways. Keeping your hair clean and healthy is part of personal grooming.
11Hair and Scalp Problems Some problems that can occur with the hair and the scalp are as follows:Dandruff, a flaking of the outer layer of dead skin cells on the scalp. This condition is usually caused by dry hair and can be treated with special shampoos.Head lice, parasitic insects that live on the hair shaft and cause itching. Use a special shampoo and wash your hair immediately.Any linens and clothes you have used should be washed in hot-water or dry-cleaned.
12The Eye Don’t touch Contact users wash hands before insert Pink eye treated with antibiotic drops (VERY contagious)
13The Ear No Q-tips (turns wax into a plug) Earwax kills germs and fungus (leave it to do its work)Cheap earrings (nickel) cause infections in some14K gold posts best, surgical steel OK
14The Nose Fingers introduce bacteria…a leading cause of sinus infection Do you understand what I mean?You can pick your friends…..
15The Lips Balms and moisturizers are good. (but don’t share) Mouth sores: Herpes, impetigo, vitamin B deficiency (see your MD)Don’t share stuff you drink
16The Teeth Brush 2 times a day (at least) In the evening in order to keep your teethIn the morning in order to keep your friendsFlossing and tongue brushing reduces oral bacteria, (reduces BAD BREATH)
17J Healthy Teeth and Gums Eat Smile Talk Your teeth and gums help you: Why is it important to take care of your teeth and gums?Your teeth and gums help you:EatSmileTalkJ
18L Healthy Teeth and Gums (cont’d.) Tooth and gum problems start when plaque stays on the teeth too long.Plaque is the main cause of:Tooth decayGum diseaseBad breathL
19Tooth DecayTooth decay and gum disease usually result from poor dental care.Stage 1The bacteria in plaque combine with sugar to form a harmful acid.This acid eats into the enamel, the hard outer surface of the tooth.
20Tooth Decay (cont’d.) Stage 2 Repeated acid attacks on the enamel cause a cavity, or hole to form.Stage 3If the cavity grows and reaches the sensitive inner part of the tooth, it can cause a toothache
21Preventing Tooth and Gum Problems The best way to avoid tooth and gum problems is to clean your teeth correctly.If plaque is not removed by cleaning, it can turn into tartar.Tartar can only be removed by a dentist or dental hygienist using special instruments.
22The Correct Way to Brush Teeth To reduce plaque, brush your teeth after eating whenever possible.Use a soft-bristled brush and toothpaste that contains fluoride.
23The Correct Way to Brush Teeth Brush the outer surfaces first.Tilt the top of your toothbrush where your teeth and gum meet.
24The Correct Way to Floss Teeth Take about 18 inches of dental floss, and wrap the ends around the middle finger of each hand.
25The Correct Way to Floss Teeth (cont’d.) Hold the floss tightly between your thumbs and forefingers, and slide it gently between your teeth.Move it up or down to the gum line with a gentle sawing motion.
26The Correct Way to Floss Teeth (cont’d.) Rub the side of the tooth, and bring the floss back out gently.Repeat the process between all your teeth.
27Tooth Care (cont’d.) How to Floss Forming a C with the floss around each tooth, keep sliding the floss back and forth gently as you move it up and down along the side of the tooth.How to FlossWrap about 18 inches of floss around the middle finger of each handSlide the floss back and forth between teeth toward the gumline until it touches the gumline.Grip the floss firmly between thumb and forefinger.
28Preventing Tooth and Gum Problems Keep your teeth strong and healthy by eating right.Eat foods high in calcium, such as milk and yogurt.When eating sugary or starchy foods, either eat them at meals or brush your teeth right afterward.
29Tooth Care (cont’d.) To fight tooth decay, follow these guidelines: Eat at least five servings of fruits and vegetables each day. Include foods, that contain calcium, such as milk and yogurt.Limit your intake of sugar.Visit a dentist at least twice a year for regular cleanings and exams.
30Visiting the DentistTo keep your teeth and gums healthy, see your dentist twice a year.The dentist or dental hygienist will:Clean your teeth to prevent decay and disease.Look for signs of tooth decay and gum disease and provide any necessary treatment before problems worsen.
32More about Teeth Get a new toothbrush every 6 months See your Dentist every 6 months for cleaning and a check-upWhen you brush, each tooth should be brushed 8 timesYellow sweaters on teeth are gross. Watch!
33The Face Wash twice a day (morning and night) Rinse and pat dry (helps with acne)Some are allergic to some make up (so watch for signs)
34Once puberty starts, hair and skin seem like an oil pit Once puberty starts, hair and skin seem like an oil pit. Washing your hair daily or every other day can help control this problem. But your face requires special attention, because as it gets oilier, more pimples may appear. Pimples come in one-size-fits-all whiteheads and blackheads. Serious and persistent cases of pimples are called acne.
35Your SkinThe skin is the body’s largest organ. It is composed of three layers:The epidermis – the outermost layer of skin.The dermis – the skin’s inner layer, which contains blood vessels, nerve endings, hair follicles, sweat glands, and oil glands.A layer of fat cells.
36A clean face. Wash with mild soap and water daily. These tips can help keep skin clear and healthy. Don't worry too much if it doesn't work all the time. You have no control over these common pimple creators: heredity (if your family has a history of pimples) and hormones.A clean face. Wash with mild soap and water daily.Keep hands and hair off your face. That just makes your skin more oily.No pimple-picking. That can infect them and may result in scarring.
37Your SkinThe skin is the body’s largest organ. It is composed of three layers:The epidermis – the outermost layer of skin.The dermis – the skin’s inner layer, which contains blood vessels, nerve endings, hair follicles, sweat glands, and oil glands.A layer of fat cells.
38The Skin It is a barrier against germs and sun damage Oil gland (protection)Sweat glands (temperature control)Piercing: a source of infection (Soap)Tongue piercing associated w/ heart infections
40Your Skin (cont’d.) The skin has many important functions: WaterproofingVitamin D formationProtectionTemperature controlSensation
41AcneAcne is a skin condition that occurs when active oil glands cause hair follicles to become clogged. It often appears during puberty.Acne may affect the face, neck, back, chest, and shoulders.To deal with acne:Gently wash the affected area at least twice daily with mild soap and warm water.Avoid touching the area.Avoid the use of heavy makeup or creams.
42Acne (cont’d.)ABCA whitehead results when a pore, or follicle opening, becomes plugged with sebum and dead skin cells.A blackhead forms when a whitehead is exposed to the air and darkens.If a clogged follicle ruptures and bacteria invade the skin, an infection occurs. The area becomes red, swollen, and filled with pus, producing a pimple.
43Skin Care Keep clean. Eat properly and stay physically active. Taking care of your skin can help you feel good about yourself.Keep clean.Eat properly and stay physically active.Protect yourself from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays.If you’re going to be in the sun, wear sunscreen and reapply it every hour.Avoid body decoration such as tattoos and piercing.
44Your skin: Is your body’s largest organ. Protects you from germs. Helps control your body temperature.Allows you to feel textures, temperatures, pressures, and pain through nerve endings.
46Caring for Your Skin The best way to care for your skin is to: Keep your skin clean.Protect your skin from the sun.
47Skin ProblemsCommon teen skin problems include pimples, whiteheads, and blackheads. These are all forms of acne.Mild acne can be treated at home. For serious acne, you might need to see a dermatologist.
48More about skin Feet require good scrubbing Your armpits require good scrubbingCome to think of it…all of your skinREQUIRES A GOOD SCRUBBINGonce a day
49Message from your school nurse Just remember:IN CREASES BACTERIA INCREASESDon’t be afraid to wash in the creaseswith mild soap and water. Like washing the car….Enough said….
50The Clothing The expiration date on socks and underwear is… ONE DAY Turning wrong-side-out doesn’t count as changing
51The Hands Most effective way to stay well 26 seconds under running waterclean under those nails (bacteria in creases)
52Why Should you take care of yourself? TIPIt helps you feel confidentAppropriate cleaning willkeep your tissues healthyKeep you well
53So Remember…in creases, bacteria increases Clean your body dailyespecially in the creasesWear clean clothesexpiration date on sock and undies = 1 dayClean teeth last longerbrush every part of your mouth (2 times a day)Use soap, deodorant, toothpaste…it helps.
54see if you are neat and clean. TIPLook in the mirror,YOU CHECKsee if you are neat and clean.Rap up..Take a bath or showerBrush your teethWash your faceComb your hairWear clean clothesDon’t you feel great?!